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Why did Samson the holiest ever person at birth 'degrade' himself and 'marry' a philistine woman and how did she cause his 'downfall'. What made him tell her his 'precious' secret. Did that he came from the Dan tribe have to do with it.

  • That was a quick response. The gemoro in present daf yomi gives a partial answer although I included it in the question. Although for their answer I wouldnt give my life away. – cham May 30 '15 at 23:03
  • My mistake the gemoro is in sotah. – cham May 31 '15 at 5:52
  • judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/59741/… This doesnt seem to get any response so here is my chiddush. It may not be really suitable for this site so will leave it in comments. For some reason shimshon had to fight a 'private' war against the philistines and not drag all Israel into it. Therefore he became like one of them and even married quite a few of them. Because this is a great sakana for his Jewishness he had to be born very great. Now for my chiddush. Dan was the 'collector' of whatever the tribes lost. This cannot mean only in a literal sense. – cham May 31 '15 at 18:47
  • It must also mean in ruchniyos whatever they 'lost' he 'found' for them. So Dan was capable of 'lowering' himself like shimshon with the philistines and still staying high. The sfas emem writes in bamidbar that the twelve middle brochos are for each tribe. I suppose we say the lot because we dont which trible we are from. Perhaps 'shma kolainu' is for Dan where we can say what we want. That also explains a questions here why 'yaale v'yovo' is not put there. – cham May 31 '15 at 18:51

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